T.D. Mitchell is an award-winning writer based in Brooklyn. A seven time New Dramatists Fellow semi-finalist and a Princess Grace award finalist, T.D. began researching and writing about U.S. military culture in 2003, for her first full-length play, BEYOND THE 17TH PARALLEL (Ojai Playwrights Conference). Her work on the subject led to recruitment for three seasons as a writer and executive story editor on the tv series "Army Wives". A frequent speechwriter for NGOs, Human Rights and philanthropic causes, T.D. also curates, directs and produces live performance and speaker-based projects internationally. www.byTDmitchell.com